URANIUM MINING: Will South Dakota relinquish its responsibility?

As things heat up around the uranium mining issue in the Black Hills, local attorney David Ganje has written an important opinion article on the topic.

Let us look at some steps taken, or not taken, to protect groundwater in the area of the project. First consider these comments by staff members of the U S Geological Survey given in 2009 paper at an international uranium symposium, “To date, no remediation of an ISR [in situ uranium mining] operation in the United States has successfully returned the aquifer to baseline conditions.”

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